Job 21:14
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New Living Translation
And yet they say to God, 'Go away. We want no part of you and your ways.

King James Bible
Therefore they say unto God, Depart from us; for we desire not the knowledge of thy ways.

Darby Bible Translation
And they say unto �God, Depart from us, for we desire not the knowledge of thy ways!

World English Bible
They tell God, 'Depart from us, for we don't want to know about your ways.

Young's Literal Translation
And they say to God, 'Turn aside from us, And the knowledge of Thy ways We have not desired.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

21:14 Therefore - Because of their constant prosperity. Say - Sometimes in words, but commonly in their thoughts and the language of their lives.

Job 21:14 Parallel Commentaries

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Whether Every Punishment is Inflicted for a Sin?
Objection 1: It would seem that not every punishment is inflicted for a sin. For it is written (Jn. 9:3, 2) about the man born blind: "Neither hath this man sinned, nor his parents . . . that he should be born blind." In like manner we see that many children, those also who have been baptized, suffer grievous punishments, fevers, for instance, diabolical possession, and so forth, and yet there is no sin in them after they have been baptized. Moreover before they are baptized, there is no more sin
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

Whether Anti-Christ May be Called the Head of all the Wicked?
Objection 1: It would seem that Antichrist is not the head of the wicked. For there are not several heads of one body. But the devil is the head of the multitude of the wicked. Therefore Anti-christ is not their head. Objection 2: Further, Anti-christ is a member of the devil. Now the head is distinguished from the members. Therefore Anti-christ is not the head of the wicked. Objection 3: Further, the head has an influence over the members. But Anti-christ has no influence over the wicked who have
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

Restraining Prayer: is it Sin?
"Thou restrainest prayer before God."--JOB xv. 4. "What profit should we have, if we pray unto Him?"--JOB xxi. 15. "God forbid that I should sin against the Lord in ceasing to pray for you."--1 SAM. xii. 23. "Neither will I be with you any more, except ye destroy the accursed from among you."--JOSH. vii. 12. Any deep quickening of the spiritual life of the Church will always be accompanied by a deeper sense of sin. This will not begin with theology; that can only give expression to what God works
Andrew Murray—The Ministry of Intercession

Sundry Sharp Reproofs
This doctrine draws up a charge against several sorts: 1 Those that think themselves good Christians, yet have not learned this art of holy mourning. Luther calls mourning a rare herb'. Men have tears to shed for other things, but have none to spare for their sins. There are many murmurers, but few mourners. Most are like the stony ground which lacked moisture' (Luke 8:6). We have many cry out of hard times, but they are not sensible of hard hearts. Hot and dry is the worst temper of the body. Sure
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

Cross References
Job 22:17
For they said to God, 'Leave us alone! What can the Almighty do to us?'

Job 34:27
For they turned away from following him. They have no respect for any of his ways.

Job 35:10
Yet they don't ask, 'Where is God my Creator, the one who gives songs in the night?

Proverbs 1:29
For they hated knowledge and chose not to fear the LORD.

Isaiah 30:11
Forget all this gloom. Get off your narrow path. Stop telling us about your 'Holy One of Israel.'"

Jeremiah 9:6
They pile lie upon lie and utterly refuse to acknowledge me," says the LORD.

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